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Project Budget And Finance

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This course focuses on the development of a financial plan. Students will develop a revenue forecast, draft a budget, and create a profit and loss statement. Students will identify sources of funding, understand the importance of a break-even analysis, and calculate and interpret performance measures for business decision-making and sustainability.

This graduate-level course is 6 This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6

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    Introduction to Budgetary Finance

    • Identify the importance of the financial section and its connectivity with the business plan.
    • Evaluate finance as it relates to entrepreneurship.
    • Explain the major elements of a business plan.

    Determining Business Viability

    • Differentiate between the purpose, content, and users of financial statements.
    • Explain the importance of the Statement of Cash Flows.
    • Use financial analysis techniques to gauge the financial condition of the company.

    Cash Flow Management

    • Discuss how to manage working capital.
    • Interpret the cash conversion cycle.
    • Analyze cash flow from operations.

    Managing Cost and Determining Project Viability through Capital Budgeting Techniques

    • Discuss cost characteristics and how to manage them.
    • Calculate financial outcomes using time value of money concepts.
    • Differentiate among the capital budgeting selection criteria Net Present Value (NPV), Internal Rate of Return (IRR), and Payback Methods.

    Obtaining Funding

    • Assess concepts of value for businesses.
    • Recognize various avenues for raising capital.
    • Determine the tax implications of business decisions.

    Managing to Maximize Firm Value

    • Create a budget to achieve the firm’s financial objectives.
    • Explain how to assess business risk and how to lower the risk profile.
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